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2013-10-18 13:26:56

A gene important in skin tanning has been linked to higher risk for testicular cancer in white men, according to a study led by scientists from the U.S. National Institutes of Health and the University of Oxford in England. Nearly 80 percent of white men carry a variant form of this gene, which increased risk of testicular cancer up to threefold in the study. The research appeared online October 10, 2013 in the journal Cell, and is the result of an integrated analysis of big data supported...

2013-10-17 08:29:09

Series A investors include 5AM Ventures, Pfizer Venture Investments and Roche Venture Fund BURLINGAME, Calif., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Biodesy, Inc., a privately held developer of novel systems to analyze real-time protein function for research and clinical applications, announced today that it has closed a $15.0 million Series A venture financing round from 5AM Ventures, Pfizer Venture Investments and Roche Venture Fund. In addition, Greg Yap has been named Chief Executive...

2013-10-16 16:25:45

Breakthrough Technology Powered by Advanced MRM-Mass Spec Protein Detection Provides Scientific Validation of Caprion's Proteomics Biomarker Discovery Technologies and Partnership-Driven Business Model MONTREAL, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Caprion Proteomics announced today the results of a major study conducted by Indi (Integrated Diagnostics), an emerging leader in molecular diagnostics that has been actively collaborating with Caprion since 2008, which suggests that...

2013-10-16 11:36:40

New research led by Marco Prado, PhD, of Western University has identified a pathway used by the brain to try to protect itself from toxicity that occurs with Alzheimer's disease (AD). Prado and his colleagues at the Robarts Research Institute and at the A.C. Camargo Cancer Center in Brazil have done extensive work on the role of prion protein. They found that toxicity of amyloid-β peptides, one of the major culprits in AD, can be decreased by preventing it from interacting with the prion...

2013-10-11 23:22:26

GEA Filtration, a business group of GEA Process Engineering, has successfully commercialized the use of Reverse Osmosis (RO) to concentrate the acid whey by a factor of three to four, thereby reducing transport cost proportionally. The RO permeate is further purified in a Polisher (ROP) to produce recovered water for re-use within the factory and the concentrated whey can provide a small revenue stream for animal feed. (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 The Greek, sometimes referred to as strained,...

Genetic Variation Fuels Testicular Cancer
2013-10-11 04:33:32

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Using a genomic analysis, a team of international researchers has identified a specific mutation responsible for a dramatic increase in the risk for testicular cancer. The mutation is a single-base change to the genetic code that affects the activity of the p53 protein that is responsible for regulating the activity of a large number of genes, including those responsible for protection from UV rays – according to the team’s report...

2013-10-07 23:20:22

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Ubiquitin Proteasome: Global Markets for Research Tools, Diagnostics and Drug Discovery. London (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES This BCC Research report, Ubiquitin Proteasome: Global Markets for Research Tools, Diagnostics and Drug Discovery, provides an overview of the current overall state of ubiquitin proteasome market, focusing specifically on research tools, assay development, drug candidates and...

2013-10-07 23:03:36

Top-selling sports nutrition brand, Cellucor, wins “Breakout Supplement of the Year” for its protein supplement, COR- Performance Whey, at the 2013 Bodybuilding.com “Supplement Awards”. New York, N.Y. (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 On September 26th- 29th, Cellucor attended the Olympia Fitness & Performance Expo in Las Vegas, NV. The weekend-long event boasted many highlights, and served as a venue for Bodybuilding.com to announce the winners of its 2013 Supplement Awards. Cellucor...

2013-10-03 23:24:29

Ninety-eight Plaintiffs are named in a Complaint filed in the 22nd Circuit Court in St. Louis, Missouri, against Medtronic over the device maker’s alleged efforts to promote off-label (or non-approved) uses of its Infuse bone graft product. Parker Waichman LLP; Lanier Law Firm; Neblett, Beard & Arsenault; The Drakulich Firm; and Holland, Groves, Schneller & Stolze LLO are serving as attorneys for the Plaintiffs. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a...

2013-10-01 23:29:05

Soy Protein Ingredients Market report categorizes the global market for soy protein ingredients; forecasting the market volume and revenue and analyzing trends in each of the sub-markets. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/soy-protein-ingredients-market-857.html (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 The report “Soy Protein Ingredients Market by Types (Isolates, Concentrates, and Others), Applications and Geography - Global Trends and Forecasts to 2018”, defines and segments the global...